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Mike Anthony: The Bond Of Dee And Ginny Rowe Was The Bond For Countless Communities, A UConn Family

Mike Anthony: The Bond Of Dee And Ginny Rowe Was The Bond For Countless Communities, A UConn Family

Storrs Congregational Church was full, 500 people or so packed tightly into benches on two floors and fanning themselves with programs to keep cool as Wednesday morning’s beautiful service for Virginia “Ginny” Rowe began at the north edge of the UConn campus.

They came from near and far, friends from Cape Cod, Vermont, Worcester, just down the street in Storrs, everywhere in between and across the country, all the places the Rowe family has made a lasting impact, all together for something that tugged at emotions one way, lifted spirits in another.

This was really a family gathering – a Rowe family gathering, a UConn family gathering, a basketball family gathering, an academic...

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